• An Award & A Star Review!

    Best Books 2Congratulations to Jodi Carmichael and Richard Van Camp, whose books received some fantastic support this past week.

    The fall issue of Best Books For Kids & Teens has hit the newsstands and we are thrilled to see Forever Julia as an official selection!

    Another important magazine in the world of publishing, Quill & Quire, has published a starred review of Richard Van Camp’s Night Moves. “A book to be absorbed slowly and deliberately, one story at a time, Night Moves is a dark and diverse collection with unforgettable characters, deep wisdom, and painful truths” says reviewer Dana Hansen. Read the full review here.

  • Strong Start to Fall Season

    wish you were hereThe fall launch season is underway! Tyler released Madder Carmine in Edmonton and has found his way on to the Bestseller lists in his region, while garnering strong reviews for his crossover fiction title. Richard Van Camp also has great buzz behind Night Moves. Rabble.ca says that “For readers who are familiar with Van Camp’s earlier work, this book is an absolute dream.” Richard launches Night Moves here in Winnipeg at McNally Robinson on Saturday, October 24th.

    We are thrilled with how Wish You Were Here, Stan Milosovic’s collection of postcards “From Winnipeg’s Halcyon Days” has turned out. You may have heard Stan on CJOB or CBC’s Up To Speed talking about the book, which launches on October 20th at McNally Robinson. Stan will also be on CTV Morning Live on October 27th.

    The results of the Moonbeam Awards are in and two of our Great Plains Teen Fiction titles were selected. Jodi Carmichael’s Forever Julia received the bronze medal in the Mature Issues category, while Guardian by Natasha Deen received the bronze in the Fantasy/Sci-Fi category. Congratulations Jodi and Natasha!

  • Fall Launches Set!

    24430-From_the_Barren_Lands_Cover_v2.inddThe morning air is crisper in Winnipeg this week, and thus our first reminder about the coming fall is upon us. It’s always sad to see summer come to an end, but we are excited to launch our fall titles in October!  Mark your calendars.

    October 8 – Madder Carmine by Tyler Enfield launches at Audreys Books in Edmonton.

    October 20 – Stan Milosevic’s Wish You Were Here launches at McNally Robinson in Winnipeg.

    October 24 – Night Moves, Richard Van Camp’s newest collection of short stories, celebrates a Winnipeg launch at McNally.

    November 5 – Leonard G. Flett’s much anticipated memoir From The Barren Lands kicks off in Winnipeg at McNally.

    We have decided to shift the launch of Carolyn Gray’s Dean Gunnarson: The Making Of An Escape Artist to be our feature non-fiction title of the Spring 2016 list.